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US Warships jamming Lebanon Internet



On Tuesday 08 February 2011 14:41:29 Adrian Chadd wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 08, 2011, Denys Fedoryshchenko wrote:
> > On Tuesday 08 February 2011 14:18:59 Adrian Chadd wrote:
> > > On Tue, Feb 08, 2011, Denys Fedoryshchenko wrote:
> > > >  I try to install C-Band bandpass filter, no effect at all, so it is
> > > >  in-band
> > > > 
> > > > interference. Putting foil (yes i try almost everything) near LNB
> > > > doesn't affect interference level too.
> > > 
> > > Can you get access to some kind of spectrum analyser kit to see what
> > > the kind of interference is?
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Adrian
> > 
> > Yes, on short (few minutes) sweeps it is clean. During long time run,
> > with 100 Khz resolution, if we run few hours we can catch anomalies on
> > the carrier. Important note: this snapshot done on spectrum analyser in
> > Europe, same transponder, and results similar, so it looks like
> > interference is on transponder. Issue start to affect us at same time
> > when people in Lebanon got local interference issues.
> > 
> > Here is snapshot of carrier spectrum with anomaly:
> > http//www.nuclearcat.com/PICTURES/interference.jpg
> 
> And does this interference similarly screw up being able to RX data from
> the transponder whilst in Europe?
> 
> (eg, if you stick a modem on RX-only in Europe (ie, no uplink) and then
> just lock onto the signal and decode whatever happens, do you suffer
> the same problem?)
Difficult, in Europe EIRP of transponder is too low, to try.
By the way interference almost disappeared yesterday, and it's much better 
today.